Boats Canal Parade 2019 have been chosen

Boats Canal Parade 2019 have been chosen

The boats of the Canal Parade 2019 have been announced on Sunday February the 10th. During a festive, but tense event the lucky organizations were made public. The most iconic event of the Amsterdam Pride only has place for 80 boats. So every year a committee examines the applications and selects the most appealing concepts. The Canal Parade will take place on August 3rd this year. Signs of Unity during the Parade This year sees…

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Pride Amsterdam 2019 ‘Remember the past, create the future’

Pride Amsterdam 2019 ‘Remember the past, create the future’

Today, December 17th, the organization of Pride Amsterdam announced the theme of next years’ Pride. Since in 2019 the 50th anniversary of Stonewall Riots will be celebrated, the organization choose the theme ‘Remember the past, create the future‘. This theme will be at the heart of many activities during the two week Amsterdam Pride. Especially during the famous Canal Parade you will be able to see the particpating boats give their expression of the theme….

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Canal Parade’s future in the balance?

Canal Parade’s future in the balance?

The city council of Amsterdam has started an online poll among citizens about the Canal Parade. They want to know what they think about this iconic event of the Amsterdam Pride. Among LGBTQI+ people in Amsterdam it has raised the fear it might be a step towards banning the Canal Parade. A poll of doubtful quality In seven questions people are asked what they think of the Canal Parade and if they have visited the…

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Canal Parade 2018 participants announced

Canal Parade 2018 participants announced

The Amsterdam Pride organization has selected the participants for the Canal Parade 2018. The Amsterdam Pride is this year from 28th of July till the 5th of August. The most notable addition this year is the boat of Iranian LGBTQI people. Last year their participation was cancelled, because their boat malfunctioned. The Amsterdam Pride organization wanted to give them a second chance because the boat highlights the dire situation of LGBTQI people in Iran, where…

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Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 and its’ Highlights

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 and its’ Highlights

Amsterdam Gay Pride 2017 is coming up from July 29th till August 6th. Two weeks long Amsterdam and some places around it, will be filled with all kinds of activities by and for the LGBTQI+ community. The amount of activities is so great, that we at GayLINC make a series of articles to highlight some noteworthy events. This article focuses on the traditional highlights of Amsterdam Gay Pride: the established ones and the newly started….

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